Fri. Sports Aug 20, 2010

Written by on August 20, 2010 in Sports

The Kansas City Royals wrapped up a series with Cleveland last night, and lost to the Indians 7-3. The White Sox come to Kauffman Stadium tonight to start a 3 game series…. hear it live, at 6:35 on KILJ AM 1130…

Other scores from the Majors: The Cubs fell to the Padres 5-3, and the White Sox shut out the Twins 11-0

The 2010 Iowa Wesleyan Football team was introduced to the media and the public yesterday in Mt Pleasant’s Central Park at their Media Day. 15 of this year’s Tiger Football squad are from the KILJ listening area. KILJ’s Gena Wyatt attended the Media Day, and had the opportunity to visit with some of the players, and Coach Anderson. Listen to KILJ Sports for interviews with Ridge Hobbs of New London, and Trace Nebel of Wayland on today’s sportscasts… and on Saturday, Gena visits with new Head Football Coach Kent Anderson. Thanks to The Press Box Grille and Bar in Mt Pleasant for sponsoring our coverage of the IWC Media Day… The Tigers open their 2010 season on Aug. 28 at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Ill. The first home contest will be on September 4th, in the first-ever Old Threshers Bowl against Coe College.

The Mt. Pleasant Athletic Booster Club will host the annual “Meet The Players Night” tonight at the Maple Leaf Community Complex. The Athletic Boosters will be serving meals beginning at 6:30pm. Players, cheerleaders and coaches of the Mt. Pleasant Community High School fall sports teams will be introduced beginning at 7:15pm, followed by a scrimmage of the 9th – 12th grade football teams. This is a great opportunity to show your support for our teams and get involved in another exciting year of athletics in Mt. Pleasant. Booster Club memberships will also be available for purchase. Everyone is invited to attend.

Mediapolis is holding their annual “Meet the Bulldogs Night” tonight at the high school football field from 6-8pm. Come early and enjoy a tailgater meal put on by the Senior parents from 5-6pm. Cost is $5/plate to help support the Mepo Bulldog Football Team! Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, homemade desserts and drinks will be served. 2010 Football t-shirts will be available to purchase, the team will be introduced, autograph and photo session with the players and a scrimmage, too. Donations of bottled water or sports drinks would be appreciated.

WACO fans get their first look at this year’s Volleyball and Football teams tonight. Everyone is invited and encouraged to come to WACO High School tonight to see the two teams in action, with a Volleyball scrimmage match at 5:30pm in the gym. The team will be accepting bubble gum for the team as admission. Then the action moves outside, where the Warrior Football team will play at 7pm. Admission to that game is a donation of a sports drink to stock the team up for the season. Everyone is invited, and encouraged to come see the WACO Warriors scrimmage, tonight beginning at 5:30, at WACO High School in Wayland.

Any 5th or 6th grader that wishes to play tackle football in the Mt. Pleasant Youth Football League this fall, needs to be at Mt. Pleasant Community High School on Saturday, August 21st at 9:00 a.m. for tryouts. Registration materials will be available if you have not already sent in your registration. Equipment will be handed out Saturday morning as well. Please direct any questions to Bob Jensen at 385-7704, ext. 111.

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